Sri Lanka Cricket is proud to announce that Cricket practice nets jointly undertaken by Sri Lanka Cricket and the Foundation of Goodness is an initiative to promote cricket development in rural schools spread widely in the north & east. Post conflict era has seen enormous talent which needs to be harnessed for the greater advancement of cricket in our nation. Sri Lanka Cricket through its National Development Committee headed by President Jayantha Dharmadasa has started a Infrastructure Development Plan for its stakeholders, such as Districts, Clubs, Associations, Provinces, and Schools. The development programme for schools was supported by the legendary cricketer Muthiah Muralidaran subsequent to the inaugural Murali Cup held in Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mankulam, Mullaitivu & Vavnuniya. Sri Lanka Cricket believes… Read More →
MAS Holdings, Official Clothing Partner of SLC together with Sri Lanka Cricket and the National Players conduct a promotion yesterday at ODEL Alexendra place store to increase their replica sales for the upcoming season. Cricket enthusiasts had the opportunity to meet and get autographs and photos with the National Cricket Captain Angelo Mathews and current national players including Lasith Malinga, Rangana Herath, Ajantha Mendis, and Sachithra Senanayake. PHOTOS BY – DIMUTH DE ZOYSA
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the SLC ‘Coach Education Unit’ ‘with the assistance of Coaching Staff from the ‘National Coaching Department’ conducted their second Level 2 Coaching Course which was incidentally the first ever Course open to the Coaching fraternity of Sri Lanka. The inaugural Course of this nature was successfully conducted earlier this year for Premier Club & SLC Provincial & District Coaches. All tutors at this Course were our very own qualified Sri Lankan experts with years of experience in the Coaching field. The Course which spanned over a six day period was conducted at the Kettarama International Cricket Stadium. The eligibility of a Coach to follow the SLC Level 2 Coaching Course is that he or… Read More →
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that Hameedia’s was appointed as the Official Formal Clothing Sponsor of Sri Lanka National Cricket Teams Welcoming all present for the Press Conference held today, Treasurer / Secretary of the Sponsorship Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket Mr. Nuski Mohamed said that “Today is a special day for Sri Lanka Cricket, as Hameedia’s Group, enter into a partnership with Sri LankaCricket as the Official Formal Clothing Sponsor of Sri Lanka National Cricket Teams.” He further stated that ”this sponsorship will no doubt enhance the brand image of Hameedia’s when the proud Sri Lankan cricketers carrying the aspirations of our nation, represent Sri Lanka under the theme one nation, one passion, one team, sporting the colours and logo of Hameedia. As the official formal clothing sponsor,… Read More →
SLC wishes to announce that several Executive members recently visited Monaragala, Nuwara Eliya, Batticalo, Polonnaruwa with a view of providing facilities for the District to enhance the Infrastructure Development in these areas for the betterment of the game. The Executive Committee Members were Mohan De Silva, Nishantha Ranatunga, Erwin Jayawardene & Dr. Sanjay Sedara. The development program which currently Embraces 21 districts, aims to increase the numbers of cricketers playing the game and increase the participation of teams in the country. In addition to this, SLC aims to enhance the development of cricket at all level. The following projects were identified in the respective Districts: Monoragala District - Technical College Grounds- Ground Leveling & Grass Planting, Overhead Water Tank etc… Colombo DIstrict - 2… Read More →
The images shows the retired member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Elite Umpire Panel and the ICC’s umpires coach Simon Taufel leading a workshop for Sri Lankan Premier Panel umpires at R Premadasa, Colombo.
SLC National Coaching Department together with National Selectors conducted an Cricket ‘Talent Search’ program at the Dambulla International Cricket Stadium. The main objective of this exercise was to search for young talent at age group level. The training program was attended by (148) Cricketers from the ages of (14) to (19) years old. The Cricketers represented the districts of Kurunegala / Matale /Anuradhapura & Polonnaruwa. Cricketers who attended the program were from various Schools in the North Central Province, Cricketers identified with talent will continue to work closely with the respective District & Provincial Coach, while any Cricketers identified with extreme talent will be drafted to the National age group squads which are managed by the SLC National Coaching department. Mr. Hashan… Read More →
The image shows former Sri Lanka Test cricket skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan addressing the media today following his announcement to retire from test cricket.
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that the Executive Committee met with all the Controlling & Affiliated Clubs and requested them to submit proposals in order to develop the infrastructure and the development of cricket of their respective clubs. They also took into consideration those clubs without grounds and other facilities for which provision was made to cover the cost of practice facilities and away matches. The clubs forwarded their proposals of their planned projects to the Executive Committee for their perusal. National Development Committee headed by President SLC Mr. Jayantha Dharmadasa compiled a document based on all the proposed projects and the Executive Committee decided to provide the following grant to the Clubs. Sri Lanka Cricket would monitor the projects… Read More →
Sri Lanka Cricket successfully conducted its first of two three day Coaching Programs for selected Cricket Coaches in the Country at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium. Les Lenham’ who comes from Sussex, England last visited Sri Lanka in late 1990;’s, while he is a renowned Cricket Coach in the UK for many years over the last few decades he is well known for his teaching skills in basic & advance techniques in the game of Cricket. The first program was conducted successfully on the 25,26,27 September 2013 for 37 Schools division 1 Cricket Coaches & 14 Premier Club Coaches. The second Course will be conducted on the 30th September 1st & 2 October for 43 SLC Provincial & District Coaches.
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that JAT Holdings became the proud sponsors of the Kandurata Maroons Team who will represent Sri Lanka at the Champions League T20 to be held in India. The Team Captained by Lahiru Thirimanne together with Head Coach Chaminda Vaas and Managed by Mr. Srinath Silva left for India last night.
Media Release Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to announce that JAT Holdings became the proud sponsors of the Kandurata Maroons who will represent Sri Lanka at the Champions League T20 to be held in India. Welcoming the Media for the Press Conference held today, Secretary of Sri Lanka Cricket Mr. Nishantha Ranatunga said that “Today is a special day for Sri Lanka Cricket, and Kandurata Maroons in particular, as JAT Holdings, enter into a partnership with Sri Lanka Cricket as the Official Sponsor of Kandurata Maroons, the winner of SLC’s 2013 Super 4’s Tournament which qualifies them for the Champions League T20 2013 to be held in India this month.” He further stated that ”this sponsorship will… Read More →
Top spinner Rangana Herath last night grabbed the coveted Dialog Cricketer of the Year and Kumar Sangakkara took home the Dialog People’s Player of the Year at the colourful Dialog Sri Lanka Cricket Awards 2013 ceremony held at the Water’s Edge. > Winners List > Image Gallery 01 > Image Gallery 02 Dialog Cricketer of the Year 2013 – Rangana Herath Emerging Cricketer – Dinesh Chandimal A Special Award to Channaka de Silva for being adjudged the “Best Sports Journalist of the Year 2013″ by the Editor’s Guild of Sri Lanka